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Firefox right click issue

As user pole mentioned above, the answer can be found here: mouse right click double clicks? In the Firefox address bar, type about:config. Go to ui.context_menus.after_mouseup and set it to true. ...
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How can I theme Firefox to suit elementary?

There currently is no theme that really fits elementary OS, but there is a GNOME theme that adds a headerbar to Firefox. You can find it at https://github.com/chpii/Headerbar It looks like this: You ...
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Is it possible to get rid of the title bar for Firefox?

Since Firefox Quantum, the extensions mentioned in the accepted answer has been discontinued. However, as noted by Mehmet Hanoğlu since Firefox 60+, the feature is supported out of the box. To enable ...
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Is it possible to get rid of the title bar for Firefox?

In the article that you've linked, they recommend using the HTitle add-on. Afterwards, you also need to add the headerbar userstyle and set Hide titlebar: Always in HTitle's add-on preferences. There ...
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Why does Firefox keep creating a ~/Desktop folder?

You can set your $HOME directory as Desktop in xdg-user-dirs config file (~/.config/user-dirs.dirs). This can be done manually through text editor. Open this file: scratch-text-editor ~/.config/...
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How to add Firefox to Dock?

To get an icon on plank (and in slingshot) an app needs to have a corresponding .desktop file in /usr/share/applications/. The desktop file also handles MimeTypes and lets you specify additional menu ...
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Firefox title bar and tabs merge

Hopefully this will fix it overtime with version 59 of Firefox. https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2017/11/firefox-nightly-adds-csd-option Update: In the latest update of Firefox (Quantum 60.0), this is now ...
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Firefox doesn't remember the last download location in Loki

It is clearly related to pantheon-files, or at least in the file-chooser dialog. For example, if nautilus is defined as default file-manager in elementary os loki, firefox will display correct ...
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Firefox Context Menus are weird and don't work correctly

I don't know if this is an firefox bug or not but there are more topics about this Firefox right button on selected text start Inspect Tool not right button menu and Firefox right click issue Also ...
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Can't control Firefox media through the sound indicator or keyboard shortcuts

Firefox doesn't seem to be a MPRIS "provider" Spec: https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Specifications/mpris-spec/ Relevant Firefox bug: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1353652 Seems people ...
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Does Firefox or Chrome work on this O/S

Yes, they both work great on elementary. I'm using the beta of Firefox Quantum without issue and both the stable and dev version of Chrome. Again, they both run great. You can download Firefox from ...
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Firefox GTK3 build(s) not usable/working

The solution is to install gtk3-nocsd package and to preload the small library provided by it by adding something like: env LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/gtk3-nocsd/gtk3-nocsd.so in front of the command ...
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Firefox right button on selected text start Inspect Tool not right button menu

I confirm the same behaviour, but don't believe it to be a Linux issue, rather a Firefox issue/setting upstream. Solution: Open new tab in Firefox and type about:config in the address bar. Accept ...
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Full uninstall firefox nightly

You probably added the official PPA for Firefox Beta to your repositories. In order to switch back to Firefox stable, you need to remove this PPA again. Start Software Updater and click at Settings, ...
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Certain web content being blocked

After trying other search engines and learning their syntax I was able to come across someone who had a similar issue on Ubuntu 12.04 and was able to fix it using sudo dpkg --reconfigure --all Which ...
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Is it possible to get rid of the title bar for Firefox?

The simple workaround would be use addon: Hide Caption Titlebar Plus
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Freya crashes when exiting full-screen from youtube

I think both Chrome and Firefox use PPAPI, the pepper flash plugin so could be a compatibility issue with that. I would try looking in ~/.xsession-errors or ~/.xsession-errors.old if you have had to ...
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Did I install Firefox right and safely?

You actually did install Firefox the safe way inside the OS. However, you used the command line instead of a graphical frontend. So no worries, there is nothing wrong with your Firefox installation, ...
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How can I roll back Firefox back to previous version?

Install Synaptic Package Manager sudo apt install synaptic launch the program and search for firefox select it, then select Package at the top select Force Version... from the pull down select ...
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How can I roll back Firefox back to previous version?

I'm not sure if Sean Patterson's answer is enough to prevent it from being updated by the AppCenter in the future. Hence, I'd also mark the package as held back using ‘apt-mark’ command in terminal ...
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Firefox title bar and tabs merge

The people behind Firefox seem to be working hard on client-side decoration, which will enable this feature without any extensions. Almost every day people are working out smaller and smaller issues. ...
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How do I move the X (close) button on Firefox to the left?

There is a theme available which makes Firefox look more native to elementary OS: https://github.com/Zonnev/elementaryos-firefox
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Starting firefox installed via flatpak creates two icons in task bar

I had the same problem, but this Reddit thread explained the problem, pointing toward this answer to solve it. This is a generic problem with Flatpak apps. Follow the second link to solve the problem. ...
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Used AppCenter to download Mozilla Firefox, but Files shows no .tar or download

Alternatively you can also simply install it via Flatpak just by clicking on the "Install" button in the Flathub page for Firefox: https://flathub.org/apps/details/org.mozilla.firefox This ...
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Making torrential my default torrent client

if you save the torrent file on your pc, then by going to the downloads folder and right-clicking it you can choose which application to open it with. There you should also(however I don't remember ...
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How should I uninstall/remove Adobe Shockwave Flash in elementary OS?

Open synaptic package manager -> find flashplugin-installer -> Mark for comeplete removal -> Apply.
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Title bars on Chrome and Firefox changed after update 1/20/17

This was part of a recent set of updates. The elementary GTK+ stylesheet was updated to make older (gtk2) applications look more like the new ones with the big header bars. Check their new blog post.
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